Association Football: 60-minute football matches?

By Jonathan Copping, Sports Lawyer, Bolt Burdon Law Firm, London, United Kingdom The IFAB (International Football Association) – the independent guardian of the ‘Laws of the Game’ – is considering introducing 60 minute football matches, with the clock being stopped … Continue reading

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FIFA bribery scandal: Guatemalan Judge pleads guilty!

By Jonathan Copping, Sports Lawyer, Bolt Burdon Law Firm, London, United Kingdom The FIFA bribery scandal was brought back into the spotlight once again following the guilty plea of Guatemalan Judge, Hector Trujillo, before a Brooklyn Court in New York, … Continue reading

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CIES Football Observatory report on Women’s Football

7 June 2017 Women’s football is currently undergoing a welcome development. At the elite level, the process of professionalisation is well underway in several countries worldwide. Following in the footsteps of the CIES Football Observatory studies, Monthly Report number 26 … Continue reading

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Athletics: Head of New Integrity Unit Appointed

By Prof Dr Ian Blackshaw The World Governing Body of Track and Field, the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations), has appointed Brett Clothier as the first head of its new independent Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). The AIU, recently set … Continue reading

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